Socially Optimal Taxation of Alcohol: The Case of Czech Beer
AbstractThe proposed paper belongs to the literature on food demand and optimal taxation and to the literature dealing with economics of alcohol production and consumption. We investigate the question of optimal taxation for the commodity whose consumption has positive and negative features both for individual consumer and for the society. The commodity we analyze is the Czech beer.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Agricultural and Applied Economics Association in its series 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado with number 61464.
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Almost Ideal Demand System; alcohol; beer; brewing industry; consumption; the Czech Republic; elasticity; price; spirits; tax; wine.; Agricultural and Food Policy; Consumer/Household Economics; Demand and Price Analysis; Health Economics and Policy; Public Economics; D12; L66; Q18;
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- D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
- L66 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Food; Beverages; Cosmetics; Tobacco
- Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy
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